This course discusses both sloped and flat roof construction. Extensive descriptions and illustrations help to explain flashing details and the intersections that are often problems on roofs. Roof problems, causes and implications are identified for all of the common roofing materials. Included are sections on how to inspect roofs and what to watch for with various roofing materials. All the structural elements of a building from the footings and foundations to the floor, wall and roof assemblies are addressed in detail. Elements of good construction are illustrated, along with common failure modes and how to identify them.
NOTE: Students will have up to 6 months to complete each course. Courses can be taken in any order.
NOTE: Online course materials are an additional $250 per course. Upon registration students will receive an email with details on how to place their order for the online materials.